Rabbi Ysoscher Katz grew up among the ultra-Orthodox Satmar Jews. He now serves as a leader of a progressive synagogue that allows women to lead some prayers.
With the Metropolitan Opera’s new season set to open Monday night, protesters are calling for one show to be canceled.
A pro-Israel group said it will sue New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority for rejecting its advertisement on the city’s public transportation.
An Orthodox man was stabbed in Brooklyn Heights — reportedly by a disgruntled employee.
A seniors’ tennis team from New York has gone to a court of law to keep from playing a tournament on Shabbat.
Shofar blasts rang out and ‘Save Our Planet’ signs in Yiddish peppered the streets of New York as more than 100 Jewish groups joined the largest-ever climate change protest.
Bill de Blasio’s new pre-kindergarten program funds over 1,000 free seats for Jewish schools in N.Y. But some Orthodox advocates want more time for religious study.
The Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island was awarded almost $500,000 in federal funding to repair damages that occurred during Superstorm Sandy.
A man believed to be the first Hasidic candidate to run for any statewide office conceded in a close race for the New York State Assembly.
Suspected hate crimes against Jews and Muslims soared in New York City amid the Gaza conflict.